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PLMA Training: DR Design and Implementation, April 2021
Wednesday, April 07, 2021, 11:00 AM to Thursday, April 08, 2021, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: PLMA Training

PLMA Load Management Leadership

Demand Response Training

PLMA Demand Response Training

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PLMA DR Program Design and Implementation 

April 7-8, 2021

Wednesday, April 7: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm ET  |  8:00 am to 2:00 pm PT 
Thursday, April 8: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm ET  |  8:00 am to 2:00 pm PT 
This class is presented live online.


This interactive class explores the key elements of demand response, including program development subjects such as the market and regulatory environments, business drivers, market potential, program design, and economic analysis.

Program implementation subjects include the tactics and methodologies used to improve program success including discussions of organizational and resourcing strategies, contracting, business processes, technology integration, and measurement & verification. Interactive exercises will enable participants to gain hands-on experience. This class expands on a white paper at www.peakload.org/evolution.

Class Topics Include:

  • Demand Response overview, drivers, and program types
  • Demand Response and Distributed Energy Resource Market potential
  • Portfolio development for electric and gas: size and timing; grid services; non-wires alternatives; group exercise
  • Program design for electric and gas: target markets, technologies, incentives, and budgets
  • Cost-effectiveness assessment: cost, benefits, standard tests, issues and decisions; group exercise
  • Program implementation strategies and tactics: staffing; marketing (assessment, branding, recruitment); group exercise;
  • Program Management: data, customer experience, technology, communications, performance
  • Evaluation, Measurement and Verification: data, impacts, design improvements
  • Class Exam
  • Facilitated Mentor Round Table Discussion
  • Download the free Demand Response Glossary of Terms and Definitions to get started today

Registration Fees

  • PLMA member rate: $1,199
    • A complimentary member pass may be available for Sustaining and Advisory-level members.
      Contact Rich Philip, [email protected]
  • Non-member rate: $1,699
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NOTE: This class is held adjacent to PLMA's Demand Response Wholesale Markets class. You may register for one or both of these two classes.